Archive for June, 2010


Thursday, June 24th, 2010

The bonus content just keeps coming!

As part of the short film CGY for Monday’s Sled Island Film Music Explosion, I shot some timelapse on Super 8 of Bobby Vanonen applying some body paints to Brendan Hunter.

Check it out below and be sure to make it out on Monday June 28th to the Plaza to see the finished film!


Hip Hop vs Super 8!

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

This Shit Just Got Real!

Press Release:

Hip Hop vs. Super 8!

Monday June 28 @ 9pm

The Plaza Theatre

1133 Kensington Rd. NW

More info:

(403) 205 4747

Join the $100 Film Festival and Sled Island Film for an expanded version of the $100 Film Festival’s Film/ Music Explosion! This is an annual event where we pair musicians and filmmakers to create a short film on Super 8 based on music by the bands. Each evening of the festival premieres the film along with a live soundtrack by the musical group.

On Monday June 28, we will showcase an exclusive program of Film/ Music Explosion!  Featuring music by BLIST and Dragon Fli Empire, five filmmakers will showcase their Super 8 skills. Films by Luke Black, Duncan Kenworthy, Alex Mitchell, James Reckseidler and Jamie Wensley.

Free Admission with Sled Island/ Sled Island Film Passes ($20 CSIF Members, $25 General for a week of rockin’ films)
Single Admission: $7

Purchase Sled Island Film 2010 Pass Here: BUY SLED ISLAND FILM PASS

Daniel J Kirk’s Designs for CGY

Saturday, June 19th, 2010


I know you’ve probably been chomping at the bit for some bonus content revealing the behind the scenes of Pretty Okay Pictures. Well, here it is!

These are the original designs by the great Daniel J Kirk which were interpreted by Bobby Vanonen into body art for our film CGY.


Dickfore Rides Again At Sled Island

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Dickfore will be screening at Sled Island Film on June 27th at 9:30pm in the Plaza Theatre as part of the Best of Calgary Filmmakers Challenge showcase.

Get all the details here!


Photos from the set of CGY

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Here are some photos from this weekend’s shoot of a film to accompany a live performance of  CGY by Dragon Fli Empire at Sled Island Film.

Thanks to Daniel J Kirk for the designs, Bobby Vanonen for the body art, Brendan Hunter for the (rockin’) body and Melanie Wilmink and James Reckseidler for production assistance.

Off to Flickr we go!